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ANALYST, BRAND ANALYSIS - 21991 New York, NY

Polo Ralph Lauren Corporation is a leader in the design, marketing and distribution of premium lifestyle products in four categories: apparel, home, accessories and fragrances. For nearly 50 years, Ralph Lauren’s reputation and distinctive image have been consistently developed across an expanding number of products, brands and international markets.

The Analyst, Brand Analysis is responsible for providing critical support to Director of Brand Analysis for the elaboration of Brand Strategies that highly impact business results and will assist in cross-brands special projects. The Analyst is also responsible for fostering productive cross-functional relationships with internal/external partners.

Key Responsibilities

Internal Analysis:

  Support in monthly category fact-based performance analysis across brands/channels/regions, both qualitative and quantitative, drawing conclusions and actionable recommendations, and leading implementation.

  Assist in consolidation of weekly business analysis, with data across brands/categories and draw relevant and action oriented conclusions, to be shared with Company’s senior management.

   Provide ad-hoc analysis on trends, insight on business.

   Participate in monitoring KPI’s to identify and implement performance based improvements and new strategic initiatives.

 

External analysis

    Work in close partnership with Director and CIEM to gather and analyze consumer and market trends in key markets worldwide, drafting actionable initiatives, and as a backbone to strategy elaboration.

 

Strategy

   Assist Director in formalizing ACC & FW value-add strategy based on internal and external analysis and in close partnership with key leaders.

   Work with Director to quantify impact of strategy proposal and create KPI’s to track performance.

   Participate in identifying and supporting high-impact initiatives across all brands while ensuring alignment.

 

Coordination and process efficiency

    Propose value-add improvements on current processes and procedures.

    Streamline information and share appropriately.

    Support Director in identifying actionable cost improvement opportunities and spearhead continuous improvement/cost savings initiatives.

 

Projects

    Participate in ad hoc projects, providing analysis to assist in decision making process.

    Assist in special projects as assigned.

 

Requirements

  Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Finance or Economics

  Retail or Brand experience

  Strong analytical and problem solving skills

  Systems savvy

  Strategic thinker

  Ability to handle complex projects and problems

  Team player who works well with all levels

  Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

  Self-starter

  International experience is a plus

Polo Ralph Lauren is an equal opportunity employer. We offer dynamic career opportunities with growth potential and a generous company discount.